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Data: Limited

Coco Caprylate/ Caprate

Other Concerns

Enhanced skin absorption, Use restrictions (low), and Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs) (low)

SYNONYMS

COCO-CAPRYLATE/ CAPRATE and COCO-CAPRYLATE/CAPRATE

Coco-Caprylate/Caprate is a mixture of esters of Coconut Alcohol (q.v.) with Caprylic Acid(q.v.) and Capric Acid (q.v.).

Common concerns

See how this product scores for common concerns.

  • LOW
    Cancer
  • LOW
    Allergies & Immunotoxicity
  • LOW
    Developmental and Reingredientive Toxicity
  • LOW
    Use Restrictions

Ingredient concerns

  • CONCERNS
  • DATA SOURCES

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eye shadow45 products
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eye liner24 products
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concealer22 products
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brow liner11 products
body oil11 products
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lip balm6 products
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styling gel/lotion3 products
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lip liner2 products
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setting powder/spray2 products
shaving cream2 products
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beard care2 products
after sun product2 products
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lip balm with SPF1 products
CC cream1 products
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Enhanced skin absorption

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CONCERN REFERENCE
Penetration enhancerOpen scientific literature

Use restrictions

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CONCERN REFERENCE
Determined safe for use in cosmetics, subject to concentration or use limitations - Safe for use in cosmetics with some qualificationsCosmetic Ingredient Review Assessments

Irritation (skin, eyes, or lungs)

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CONCERN REFERENCE
any irritation - weight of evidence unknown/unassessedOpen scientific literature

Data gaps

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CONCERN REFERENCE
0 studies in PubMed science library may include information on the toxicity of this chemicalNLM PubMed
  • Open scientific/peer reviewed literature
  • CIR (Cosmetic Ingredient Review). 2006. CIR Compendium, containing abstracts, discussions, and conclusions of CIR cosmetic ingredient safety assessments. Washington DC.
  • NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2012. PubMed online scientific bibliography data. http://www.pubmed.gov.

Understanding scores

Cosmetics and personal care products are not required to be tested for safety before being allowed on the market. The Skin Deep® scoring system was designed to help the public understand whether a product is safe to use or whether it contains ingredients of concern.

Every product and ingredient in Skin Deep gets a two-part score – one for hazard and one for data availability. The safest products score well by both measures, with a low hazard rating and a fair or better data availability rating.

HOW WE DETERMINE SCORES

Hazard score

The Skin Deep ingredient hazard score, from 1 to 10, reflects known and suspected hazards linked to the ingredients. The EWG VERIFIED™ mark means a product meets EWG’s strictest criteria for transparency and health.

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Data availability

The Skin Deep data availability rating reflects the number of scientific studies about the product or ingredient in the published scientific literature.

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